ASA Social Fund for Hidden Peoples
To donate to any one of these projects, simply click the 'donate' button above, and specify in the message section which project you'd like to support. Payments are made via Paypal.
Meet the Interns!
Brittany obtained a bachelors degree from The Pennsylvania State University in
Spanish and a minor in International studies. After graduation, she took a few
months and traveld throughout central and south America. Shortly after, she went
to Haiti to work with earthquake victims. She is currently pursuing a double
masters degree in Social Work and International Development from the University
of Pittsburgh . She has worked with community engagement and organizing,
education equality, and international development.
Andrew is a junior at the University of Pittsburgh’s College of Business Administration.
He is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a
concentration in Human Resource Management and a minor in Public Service. Furthermore,
Andrew hopes to complete certificate programs in both African Studies and Non-Profit
Management. Andrew sits on the board as the business manager of Keep It Real, a student
operated tutoring organization serving children and their families in the Somali-Bantu refugee
population in the Pittsburgh area. With a love of traveling and a passion for public service,
Andrew hopes to join the Peace Corps upon graduation before pursuing a Master’s in
International Relations someday in the future.
Nick is a native of Illinois and studied philosophy and music in undergraduate
school. He joined the Peace Corps in 2010 and served as an Education Volunteer
in rural Rwanda where he taught secondary school English. He also created a
nation-wide judges and court staff English training program in cooperation with
the Ministry of Justice. After closing his service, he moved to Japan where he
taught English as an Assistant Language Teacher for the JET Programme. He’s
now pursuing a Master of International Development at the Graduate School for
Public and International Affairs focusing on NGO management and project
design/management. Nick serves on the Board of Directors for the ASA Social Fund for Hidden Peoples and spent the summer of 2016 working at the Great Kings and Queens Children’s Center, helping its director, Medi Bugambe build capacity and develop a strategic plan. Currently he’s designing a sponsorship program for the school to help stabilize income and sustain growth.
Qianwei "Clare" Zhang
(third from the left)